Tag: compliance

SPD responds to compliance action

South Pacific Division Church leaders have reaffirmed their support for women in ministry following the decision to formally warn six union conferences for practices related to ordination.

Why the SPD is committed to support women in ministry

The South Pacific Division’s support of women in ministry is within the General Conference policy and manuals and solidly based on the biblical beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

‘Enough!’: Avondale College president’s clarion call

A speech of note set the tone for the commissioning service of Avondale seminarian Dr Wendy Jackson. Avondale College of Higher Education president Professor Ray Roennfeldt’s welcome expressed his frustration with the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church’s decision not to give regional divisions the autonomy to ordain women.

The world is fracturing; give me Jesus

“Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,” wrote poet William Yeats in 1919. A century later his grim foreboding is awfully resonant.

Open letter to the Seventh-day Adventist Church

The recent compliance discussions and decisions have created tension and hurt among many. Megan Johnson provides some biblical counsel that might just help comfort and guide in this open letter to the Church.

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